NEW YORK, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (the “Company” or “ARI”) (:ARI), today announced the Company closed two financing facilities secured by two assets.
The first facility is a non-revolving, senior secured construction loan with a maximum advance rate of up to $388.4 million from Bank of America to finance the construction of the Brook, a development consisting of 448,000 rentable square feet of luxury, mixed-use multifamily and retail space located on Fulton Street in Brooklyn, NY. The initial term of the facility is four years, with a one-year extension option.
The second facility is a £160.8 million master repurchase agreement with MUFG Securities EMEA Plc secured by the funded portion of the construction loan on a mixed-use development in London. The facility matures in December 2023, with options to extend to June 2025.
Commenting on the facilities, Stuart Rothstein, Chief Executive Officer and President of ARI said: “These facilities provided ARI with increased liquidity while expanding our financing relationships. We continue to explore ways to diversify our funding sources and enhance our balance sheet.”
About Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc.
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (: ARI) is a real estate investment trust that primarily originates, acquires, invests in and manages performing commercial first mortgage loans, subordinate financings and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by ACREFI Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, Inc., a high-growth, global alternative asset manager with approximately $515 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2022.
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